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Household financial savings rates continued to remain low, inching up a paltry 10 basis points to 7.2 per cent of GDP in 2013-14 amid sticky inflation.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a massive scheme to provide a bank account to every household and said that to end poverty, India has to end "financial untouchability."
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Reuters) | Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a massive scheme today to provide a bank account to every household to help those who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, and many of those who developed secondary infections contracted mild cases of MERS, global researchers reported on Wednesday.
India | Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will promise today to provide a bank account for every Indian household when he launches a major initiative that could save billions of dollars in welfare spending and help mend strained state finances.
Thursday August 28, 2014
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at any time of the year.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will promise on Thursday to provide a bank account for every Indian household when he launches a major initiative that could save billions of dollars in welfare spending and help mend strained state finances.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Hyderabad and all towns in Telangana went totally deserted on Tuesday with the state government declaring a holiday to enable people to remain at home and participate in the household survey.
Tuesday August 19, 2014
In a bid to improve household sanitation in rural Punjab, Bharti Foundation today said it will invest up to Rs 100 crore in constructing toilets in Ludhiana over the next three years.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Friday August 15, 2014
Misty Copeland may not be a household name in India yet, but she ought to be.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 1, 2014
In a massive exercise to ascertain the socio-economic conditions of four crore people in Telangana, about four lakh employees will conduct the Intensive Household Survey in a single day.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
A Taiwanese man has filed for divorce from his wife because she is addicted to her smartphone.
Tuesday July 29, 2014
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.4 per cent to a six-month high as investors focused on the positive in some mixed economic news. While household spending and retail sales underwhelmed, the availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest in 22 years in an upb...
Monday July 28, 2014
The Kotak report counts 1,17,000 Indians as super rich and defines the term to mean any household worth over $250 million or Rs 1,500 ($1=60).
Thursday July 31, 2014
Every Indian household has seen its array of pickles but this capsicum and lemon pickle is a real stunner!
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
The study's lead researcher hopes that the two-fingered robot can assist people with limited dexterity in performing routine household tasks.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid - earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet - Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular...
Tuesday July 15, 2014
The attempt by Nest, a smart thermostat maker that Google bought in January for $3.2 billion, to lead the way on how future household devices to speak to each other, underscores the importance Google puts on areas like cars and the home.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Nearly half the households in villages had a television, but only less than 10 per cent owned a refrigerator in 2011-12, as per the latest government survey.
Thursday July 3, 2014
According to AMFI, there is huge scope for expanding the reach of mutual funds and channelising household savings into them.